Independent development team, Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon and Yong Jie Hu today introduce Calligraphy Art 1.0 for iPad devices. Calligraphy Art is a tool devoted to this full art. Users can practice both Western and Chinese styles with accurate calligraphic pens, 7 different pen effects, 1 pointed pen, 4 art brushes. Discover the secret of calligraphy on the up to date digital mobile device, with all the advantages of the best technology.
Chicago-based Davka Corporation has announced iGematria 2.0 for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Using the the ancient system of Gematria, which assigns numerical values to Hebrew letters and words, iGematria calculates the numerical value of any Hebrew word or phrase entered, and finds Hebrew verses and words from the Torah that match the word entered. iGematria is a useful tool that can lend spirit and spice to speeches at Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, weddings, and other festive occasions.
Knowledge Quest, Inc. and iHomeEducator, Inc. have released Map Trek Ancient World 4.0.1, their second app in a series of educational apps to teach and reinforce history and geography knowledge. Targeted for students 5th grade and up, this app is a very special primary and secondary level resource. Biblical history is incorporated right alongside the other recorded events of Ancient history in this first history and geography app of its kind.
TimeTours today introduces Chichen Itza for iOS, their revolutionary multimedia app that takes the viewer on a guided tour of the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza. Featured are meticulously rendered 3D stills, animations, and full-circle panoramas that allow instant comparison of the city as it exists today, versus how it looked over 900 years ago. At once a guide for actual tourists, and a doorway for virtual travelers, the fact-filled app heralds a new age of app-based tourist guides.
Praneela Technologies today announces Vimanam 1.1, its first game title for iOS devices. Vimanam, as it is known to Indians for centuries is a variant of the hugely popular Ludo game. The game delivers an immersive game play, retains the flavor and authenticity of the original game with impressive ancient look and feel. This fully featured two player game lets the user to choose device as opponent with various AI levels and offers an interesting random play option.
Renowned game developer and publisher Codeminion today introduces Saqqarah HD 1.19, the iPad version of its popular puzzle game classic, Ancient Quest of Saqqarah. Ancient Quest of Saqqarah is a match-3 game, featuring stunningly detailed graphics, immersive sound effects and addictive, unique gameplay mechanics. The iPad version of the game also introduces new features not present in the original game for the PC, like the ability to upload awards and trophies to Facebook.
Massachusetts based Flat Earth Studio today announces Yi Jing – Book of Changes 2.1 for the iPad. One of the oldest books written has been re-crafted to take advantage of the unique features of the iPad device. It includes a question oracle, an integrated journal, and book text in multiple translations and interpretations. New features include a new 4-coin oracle and yarrow stalk oracle, support for copying book text and journal items, enhancements to the Library and Store, and more.
Sly Fox Productions Pty Ltd today releases Crosswords / Downwords 1.2 for iOS. Combining crosswords, anagrams and acrostics together in one neat package, Crosswords / Downwords is a true “word square” game where letters are arranged into a square to form words both across and down. It features a comprehensive hints-and-cheats system, a built-in dictionary, puzzles with multiple solutions. It is a game that can be enjoyed by young children, yet still challenge any Scrabble champion.